Example sentences for: defoe

How can you use “defoe” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Here are some classics: Smollett's novel is Humphry Clinker (1771), not “Humphrey”; Richardson's is Clarissa Harlowe (1748), not “Harlow”; Defoe's is Robinson Crusoe (1719), not “Cruso”; Rider Haggard's is Allan Quatermain (1887), not “Quartermain” or “Quatermaine.”

  • If I am not mistaken, the word moll is a well-rooted native word in English going back at least as far as Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders . The gun part derives plainly from the English gun .

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